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The BeadSmith Presents: Diamond in the Ruff

  • B180949
  • Instructor: Fran Griffith
  • Class Type: General
  • Date: Sun. June 10
  • Time: 8:00am-noon (4 hours)
  • Skill Level: All levels
  • Maximum Class Size: 18
  • Class Fee : $204.00
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Description:
The 3-D quality to this necklace gives it a Ruff-like appearance, although for the wearer’s comfort, it doesn’t sit so tightly on your neck as a Ruff does. The lower and upper edges rise up into saw-toothed finishes, the upper edge being shorter than the lower for ease and style. The inner edge is flat and smooth, and the partially concealed area sits on your skin revealing a diamond and triangle pattern evenly punctuated with 3-4 mm Swarovski bicones. This necklace is reversible and looks really good either way.
Students will Learn:
How to make two different elements using peyote stitch with increases; how to amalgamate the elements with crystals to make a necklace; how to combine colors to create different patterns and effects on the same necklace.
Prerequisites:
Knowledge of tubular peyote stitch with a step-up at the end of the row is desirable.
Project completion:
Project will not be completed in class
Minimum Age Requirement:
At least 16 years old.
Supplies to Bring:
Assorted beading needles, bags (recloseable small), beading mat, beading thread, paper, pen, reading glasses, scissors, sticky notes, tape measure, task lamp. Instructor used KO thread for this project but you may use whichever thread you prefer but if using Fireline 6 lb.test your tension must not be too tight.
Materials in Kit:
Miyuki 15/0 seed beads; 10/0, 11/0 Delicas; Swarovski 3-4 mm bicones; popper clasp.
Limit:
One seat per person per class.
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